And now for something… different

Forgive the abridged theft from Monty Python... Lazy titling while on a mobile phone to blame. I've just read an interesting and affirmative piece in the New Yorker, entitled Citizen Khan,  which prompted this response from me. "As a non-American I took much from this story; it reminded me of what has always been the great … Continue reading And now for something… different

Trafficville – full draft written; time to let it sit

Writing- separates us from the beasts

Finished first full draft of Trafficville- dystopian cyberpunk fiction re gaming, social media and so on; it is 24,600 words, give or take. Probably merde - I'll follow Mr. Hemingway's advice and let it sit in my cyber kitchen drawer for a couple of weeks before I have another look. The final chapter reads: Chapter … Continue reading Trafficville – full draft written; time to let it sit

Trafficville ~ USA: players and played

Writing- separates us from the beasts

Trafficville posits a world - a game space - of shifting possibilities; an ambiguous merging of real and not-real. A series of questions, really: Who is played and who is player? Who is in control: of themselves, of others, of place and time? Should someone be in control? Who accepts the blame should things go wrong? Is … Continue reading Trafficville ~ USA: players and played